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1962 Royal Empress Serial # MCC 21-7356994 1962 Royal Empress typewriter, Serial # MCC 21-7356994 Ian Brumfield's 1962 Royal Empress typewriter. 2019-10-26 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ian Brumfield: 1962 Royal Empress Serial # MCC 21-7356994 Bought at Betsy O'Leary's and sports a 21" carriage with a 16cpi sans-serif double gothic typeface, which I now know is 'Bank Gothic.'

1962 Royal Empress #MCC 21-7356994

Status: My Collection
Created: 11-01-2016 at 09:43PM
Last Edit: 10-26-2019 at 03:51PM


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Bought at Betsy O'Leary's and sports a 21" carriage with a 16cpi sans-serif double gothic typeface, which I now know is 'Bank Gothic.'

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Hunter: Ian Brumfield (T1peM0nkey)

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I've been hunting for typewriters since 2012, but I've loved them for long before that... about 2003. In the short amount of time in which I've started seriously collecting I've amassed a collection of over 65 machines (now specializing in Royals), one of which is parts. At the ripe old age of 20, to boot!

In November of 2013 I participated in National Novel Writing Month and hit a pretty decent 105,991 words; all written on manual machines. I think that this is a new record, but there isn't any official record keeping in the Typewriter Brigade.

I also run The Daily Clipper, which while admittedly abandoned for 2 years is back up and running, soon to bring you articles on all sorts of history. Scheming and planning a website on the same domain.



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